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Accountants and Auditors

in Massachusetts

Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data. Excludes "Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents" (13-2081).

Occupation Projection for Accountants and Auditors

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
132011  Accountants and Auditors 37,166 40,334 3,168 8.52 % 1,144 2,230 317 3,691 Bachelor's degree 

Accountants and Auditors Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    12,380  33 % 13,860  34 % 1,480  12 % $82,660
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    12,380  33 % 13,860  34 % 1,480  12 % $82,660
Finance and Insurance    4,580  12 % 4,910  12 % 330  7 % $84,370
Management of Companies and Enterprises    2,440  7 % 2,630  7 % 190  7 % $83,610
Management of Companies and Enterprises    2,440  7 % 2,630  7 % 190  7 % $83,610
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investm    2,240  6 % 2,410  6 % 170  7 % $88,670
Wholesale Trade    1,730  5 % 1,800  4 % 70  4 % $83,430
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities    1,660  4 % 1,800  4 % 140  8 % $79,580
Health Care and Social Assistance    1,630  4 % 1,780  4 % 150  10 % $74,390
Educational Services    1,400  4 % 1,580  4 % 180  13 % $72,960
Educational Services    1,400  4 % 1,580  4 % 180  13 % $72,960
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing    1,130  3 % 1,240  3 % 110  10 % $77,780
Real Estate    1,090  3 % 1,200  3 % 110  10 % $77,350
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    1,040  3 % 1,170  3 % 130  12 % $70,840
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    1,020  3 % 1,080  3 % 60  5 % $77,830
Construction    830  2 % 930  2 % 100  12 % $81,270
Hospitals    710  2 % 760  2 % 50  8 % $79,730
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    680  2 % 620  2 % -60  -8 % $78,610
Information    680  2 % 690  2 % 10  1 % $76,240
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    660  2 % 680  2 % 20  4 % $79,510
Other Services (except Government)    520  1 % 570  1 % 50  9 % $77,900
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Org    420  1 % 460  1 % 40  9 % $78,110
Publishing Industries (except Internet)    400  1 % 380  1 % -20  -4 % $74,340
Ambulatory Health Care Services    400  1 % 450  1 % 50  13 % $77,320
Specialty Trade Contractors    350  1 % 390  1 % 40  14 % $79,690
Social Assistance    350  1 % 380  1 % 30  8 % $64,140
Construction of Buildings    330  1 % 380  1 % 50  14 % $86,010
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation    320  1 % 360  1 % 40  10 % $74,080
Accommodation and Food Services    290  1 % 310  1 % 20  6 % $71,620
Chemical Manufacturing    180  0 % 180  0 % 0  1 % $80,570
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    180  0 % 180  0 % 0  0 % $79,690
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    170  0 % 190  0 % 20  12 % $66,720
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction    150  0 % 150  0 % 0  5 % $74,640
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries    150  0 % 160  0 % 10  10 % $70,870
Other Information Services    120  0 % 130  0 % 10  10 % $84,980
Nonstore Retailers    120  0 % 140  0 % 20  19 % $78,960
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    120  0 % 120  0 % 0  1 % $77,420
Food Manufacturing    110  0 % 120  0 % 10  8 % $70,760
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing    100  0 % 100  0 % 0  2 % $79,400
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing    100  0 % 110  0 % 10  5 % $74,060
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